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Desperate or inspired? Three free agent strikers Leeds United could sign

Robbie Keane's last Leeds goal against Manchester City

No striker signed permanently, but could Leeds United still make a move?

Leeds United struck out in their attempts to sign a striker on transfer deadline day, adding two wingers instead.

Loanees Alfonso Pedraza and Modou Barrow could be shrewd additions, but Leeds still will be left with a major headache if 20 goal striker Chris Wood gets injured or suspended.

Fortunately there is still a chance Leeds can add players, by looking at free agents. It may be scraping the barrel a bit, but there are still a few big names, forwards who could be of use on a short term basis.

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Here is a look at five players Leeds could look to add to their squad...

Robbie Keane

Robbie Keane's last Leeds goal against Manchester CityRobbie Keane's last Leeds goal against Manchester City

Republic of Ireland international legend Robbie Keane has already played for Leeds once, could he make an inspired comeback and help them to promotion?

The possibility has been touted ever since his LA Galaxy contract expired, and he remains a free agent.

Fulham are the bookies favourites with SkyBet to sign Keane, with Leeds 16/1 outsiders. In his last season in LA he scored 10 goals in 17 MLS games.

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Marouane Chamakh

Marouane Chamakh scores the fifth goal for ArsenalMarouane Chamakh scores for Arsenal

Former Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh is a target man similar to Chris Wood, who could thrive on deliveries from Stuart Dallas, Pablo Hernandez and Leeds' two new wingers.

The Moroccan is 33 and has a record of scoring in six consecutive Champions League games.

He recently had a short term spell at Cardiff City in which he left after failing to impress, but in a promotion chasing side he could enjoy more success.

Carlton Cole

Celtic's Carlton ColeCeltic's Carlton Cole

Former Chelsea and West Ham forward Carlton Cole has done it in the Championship before, netting 15 times for the Hammers in 2011/12.

He had a disappointing spell at Celtic last season and has since been playing in the US with Sacramento but is a free agent again after the season ended.

Cole is sill just 33 and like Chamakh is a target man who could still have something to offer on a short term basis, and has been there and done it in the Championship play-offs, experience which could be vital.

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